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UCSF Global Programs Human Resource Manager Job in Nairobi – International NGO

Position: Human Resource Manager

Reporting to: Director of Finance and Operations

Location: Nairobi

Our Client, Global Programs for Research & Training, is an international NGO wholly owned and controlled affiliate of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

UCSF Global Programs is seeking to recruit a highly competent Human Resource Manager

Job purpose: The Human Resource Manager is responsible for managing the human resources functions at the Nairobi Office and field offices.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or other related field
  • MBA in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field is preferred.
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) in Kenya is an added advantage
  • A minimum of 7 years working experience in a senior HR management role
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience

Skills and Attributes:

  • Personal integrity and transparency with direct supervisor(s)
  • Experience in managing large staff using a HR management software
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and networking skills
  • Strong analytical, planning, negotiation and communications skills
  • Strong supervisory and managerial skills
  • Must be a team player and motivator
  • Good training facilitation and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of Kenyan labour laws as well as immigration processes
  • Proficient in computer usage for business including Microsoft Office Suite, email and electronic HR systems, recruitment via social media platforms e.g. LinkedIn
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Human resource planning and budgeting based on the Country Office strategic plan.
  • Ensure compliance to organisational HR policies.
  • Advise organisational management on any recommendations to modify organisational HR policy
  • Ensure compliance to labour law and stay up to date on its development in Kenya.
  • Managing staff recruitment for Kenya offices, including development of job descriptions, posting job openings, interviewing and on-boarding.
  • Work with department heads in preparing job descriptions.
  • Design, make evidence-based recommendations and implement compensation and benefit plans.
  • Negotiate with insurance companies to ensure the most economical premium rates and the best value for staff.
  • Work with management and supervisors to create and foster staff development opportunities. Develop and maintain performance evaluation system for all employees; create materials, conduct trainings, advise staff and supervisors on HR processes
  • Develop and maintain performance management systems including policies for addressing employee relations, grievances and discipline.
  • Develop a whistle-blower policy and orient staff.
  • Conduct appropriate staff training and orientation of staff.
  • Maintain staff records in confidential filing system
  • Review monthly payroll list.
  • Keeps the Director of Finance and Operations informed of problems, issues and concerns on a regular basis.
  • Any other duty allocated by the Director of Finance and Operations.

To apply for this position, send a detailed CV and cover letter, stating your current position, current remuneration and contact details to vacancies@flexi-personnel.com  by Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.



Updated: November 11, 2016 — 3:49 pm
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